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Global Supply Manager, Software

Company: Tesla
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job CategorySupply ChainLocationPalo Alto, CaliforniaReq. ID114780Job TypeFull-timeTesla participates in the E-Verify ProgramThe Role:We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Global Supply
Manager to support -our development teams and contract manufacturing
partners in the sourcing of Software. - These could include software
related to our vehicles, Tesla Energy, Batteries and/or any other software
intrinsic to the successful running of the organization. This role -will
report to our Supply Chain Group Manager and in parallel be an active sourcing
resource supporting our various Engineering groups within Tesla.She/he will be a member of our Supply Chain Organization
supporting the development, implementation and management of strategies to
provide Tesla with optimal supply assurance, pricing, flexibility, quality and
delivery performance. - -The Global Supply Manager builds and leverages strong working
relationships with our engineering teams and key suppliers to assure cost,
quality, and delivery targets are met. - -They work toward good
supplier relationships and total costs of ownership to achieve maximum
advantage for Tesla and our customers.Tesla is a fast moving, dynamic environment where flexibility and
adaptability are key attributes needed for success. - - The successful
candidate will be a self-starter; motivated with expert overall Sourcing
Expertise.Responsibilities: - - - - - - - - - -Owner of RFI's, RFP's and RFQ's
- ensuring all commercial terms are agreed and documented. - - - - - - - - - -Ensures NDA, SOW's and Master
Purchase Agreement are positioned appropriately before business is initiated. - - - - - - - - - -Drive price negotiations processes
to ensure that Tesla's software pricing is best in class. - - - - - - - - - -Drive continual cost reduction
and avoidance initiatives through ad hoc price negotiations. - - - - - - - - - -Drive supply base consolidation
where possible. - - - - - - - - - -Address all areas of category
management including category business plans, global market and pricing
analysis and procurement support. - - - - - - - - - -Monitor current category market
conditions, technology roadmaps and identify supply/demand challenges &
opportunities. - - - - - - - - - -Analyze current spend and
evaluate current suppliers. Consolidate spend across supply base to create
leverage, analyze purchasing trends and develop sourcing alternatives. Identify
new high potential suppliers on global basis. - - - - - - - - - -Manage respective supplier
relationships and performance, including but not limited to dispute resolution. - - - - - - - - - -Develop key performance
measures for chosen suppliers and negotiate on multiple variables to award
longer-term strategic contracts that result in significant cost reduction and
improved service levels. - - - - - - - - - -Monitor current category market
conditions, technology roadmaps and identify supply/demand challenges and
opportunities. - - - - - - - - - -Develop spend strategies,
identify potential suppliers, analyze supplier capabilities, select suppliers
and determine prices, terms, and conditions of agreements. - - - - - - - - - -Lead the vendor selection
process with engineering teams. - - - - - - - - - -Work collaboratively with other
Sourcing Specialists, Sourcing Managers, Category Managers, and Buyers. - - - - - - - - - -Identify supplier consolidation
opportunities that will generate savings from executing strategic sourcing
projects. - - - - - - - - - -Evaluate supplier business
proposals and present recommendations that will result in cost savings,
avoidance or containment. - - - - - - - - - -Develop sourcing and
negotiation strategies that deliver against business objectives and achieves
sustainable relationships with suppliers. - - - - - - - - - -Create competitive environments
with suppliers to support a negotiation strategy. - - - - - - - - - -Evaluate and provide guidance
on final selection of suppliers; Perform value analysis for final selection of
suppliers. - - - - - - - - - -Evaluate supplier core
competencies and competitive positioning using industry cost models.Requirements: - - - - - - - - -Bachelor's degree in Business,
Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering and/or equivalent experience
or evidence of exceptional ability. - - - - - - - - - -Ability to multi-task,
prioritize and work in an extremely fast-paced environment. - - - - - - - - - -Strong negotiation skills, and
experience with software contracts - - - - - - - - - -Proficient with Microsoft
Windows and Office applications, particularly Microsoft -Excel.Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here). Please contact accommodationrequest@tesla.com for additional information or to request accommodations.Privacy is a top priority for Tesla. We build it into our products and view it as an essential part of our business. To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Tesla Talent Privacy Notice.

Keywords: Tesla, Palo Alto , Global Supply Manager, Software, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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